Collect, analyze, and interpret geographic information provided by geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data. Research, study, and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form for legal, social, political, educational, and design purposes. May work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). May design and evaluate algorithms, data structures, and user interfaces for GIS and mapping systems.
Median Annual Wage: $60,930
Education: Bachelor's degree (54%); High school diploma or equivalent (19%); Some college, no degree (9%)
Projected Growth: Faster than average (15% to 21%)
Related Job Titles: Photogrammetrist; Cartographer; Production Manager; Photogrammetric Technician; Stereo Compiler; Compiler; GIS Analyst (Geographic Information Systems Analyst); Digital Cartographer; Stereoplotter Operator; Geographic Information Systems Specialist (GIS Specialist)